Solved : UPSC CSE Prelims 2015 General Studies Paper – Part 3

51. ‘Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana’ has been launched for (a) providing housing loan to poor people at cheaper interest rates (b) promoting women’s Self-Help Groups in backward areas (c) promoting financial inclusion in the country (d) providing financial help to the marginalized communities (c) promoting financial inclusion in the country     52. With reference to the Fourteenth Finance Commission, which of the following statements is/are correct? 1. It has increased the share of States in the central divisible pool from 32 percent to 42… Continue Reading »


Solved : UPSC CSE Prelims 2015 General Studies Paper – Part 2

26. With reference to an organization known as ‘BirdLife International’, which of the following statements is/are correct? 1. It is a Global Partnership of Conservation Organizations. 2. The concept of biodiversity hotspots’ originated from this organization. 3. It identifies the sites known/ referred to as ‘Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas’. Select the correct answer using the code given below. (a) I only (b) 2 and 3 only (c) 1 and 3 only (d) 1, 2 and 3 (c) 1 and 3 only   BirdLife International… Continue Reading »


Solved : UPSC CSE Prelims 2015 General Studies Paper – Part 1

1. With reference to the Cabinet Mission, which of the following statements is/are correct? 1. It recommended a federal government. 2. It enlarged the powers of the Indian courts. 3. It provided for more Indians in the ICS. Select the correct answer using the code given below. (a) I only (b) 2 and 3 (c) 1 and 3 (d) None (a) I only   According to the proposals of the Cabinet Mission announced in May, 1946, the country could have a Federal government consisting of… Continue Reading »


Question Paper : UPSC CSE Prelims 2015 General Studies -Part 2

For part 1 (questions 1 to 50) – http://selfstudyias.com/question-paper-upsc-cse-prelims-2015-general-studies-part-1/   51. ‘Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana’ has been launched for (a) providing housing loan to poor people at cheaper interest rates (b) promoting women’s Self-Help Groups in backward areas (c) promoting financial inclusion in the country (d) providing financial help to the marginalized communities   52. With reference to the Fourteenth Finance Commission, which of the following statements is/are correct? 1. It has increased the share of States in the central divisible pool from 32 percent to… Continue Reading »


Question Paper : UPSC CSE Prelims 2015 General Studies -Part 1

1. With reference to the Cabinet Mission, which of the following statements is/are correct? 1. It recommended a federal government. 2. It enlarged the powers of the Indian courts. 3. It provided for more Indians in the ICS. Select the correct answer using the code given below. (a) I only (b) 2 and 3 (c) 1 and 3 (d) None   2. Which one of the following National Parks has a climate that varies from tropical to subtropical, temperate and arctic? (a) Khangchendzonga National Park… Continue Reading »


UPSC Prelims : Exam day suggestions

1. There will be a good number of easy questions, some of them very easy. Not all questions will be tough. But still many people get the easier one’s incorrect. Why? Because they overthink on them, surprised that why UPSC has asked such an easy question. They go on looking for a trick in the question, when there isn’t any. Don’t do this.   2. Do not overlook a question without even reading it just because it’s from a topic you have not done. The… Continue Reading »


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